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Book Club

Destination Reads 

by Francesca Stainer 

Francesca Stainer

As the clocks spring forward and long bank holiday weekends are at our fingertips, this month’s book club will help you search for the perfect getaways to quench your travel bugs. These travel guides will inspire you to pack your bags ready to jet off to cultural and traditional havens, bustling cities and long weekends closer to home.

New York: Through A Fashion Eye


by Megan Hess

This beautiful hardback guide to New York’s concrete jungle will be your Bible if you are travelling to the stylish city. Its bronze edged pages set the scene for all the hidden and glamourous spots that you should visit whilst there. The guide’s stunning illustrations will walk you through the city’s best bars, over to beautiful galleries and all the way to Carrie Bradshaw’s infamous apartment steps. A must read for anyone wanting to explore the city not only like a local, but like a stylish New Yorker in the know

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing


by Steve Wide and Michelle MacKintosh

The small pocket guide Kyoto, should not be underestimated. Full of the tit bits you would expect from a guide, from eateries to cultural necessities, it also opens your eyes to the best places for beautifully printed textiles, and secret book shops. Each page will make you feel truly at home and is bursting with valuable local knowledge and even a removable street map. Kyoto’s zen gardens, tea rooms and divine scenery will give you feeling of escapism that we long for in a holiday – definitely one for the bucket list!

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

London Precincts


by Fiona McCarthy

If you are not planning on hot footing it abroad, Fiona McCarthy gives a truly unique guide to London, laden with gorgeous photography. Split into area codes, the book lists all the must see locations if you are a foodie, shopper, artistically inclined, or need a drink after a long week, and even includes incredibly imaginative ‘while you’re here’ to do lists for each area. From hipster and trendy Shoreditch, to the luxurious Kensington and Chelsea, even locals will find this guide full of hidden gems.

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

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